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is scheduled to travel to israel next month. >>> we're hearing from jesse jackson jr.'s family as they speak in support of the former congressman just a day after details of his plea bargain were made public. jackson admitted to misusing campaign funds for personal expenses such as a $43,000 watch and fur coats, apparently. his brother talked about how jackson is handling these recent events. >> still under a strict regimen with the doctors and he's had todite wito deal with his health issues, as well as the legal issues. we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not able to speak for himself. >> jesse jackson jr. stepped aside to deal with his health problems. he could be sentenced to as many as five years in prison. >>> let's go to los angeles now where some are showing support for cop killer christopher dorner. the group protested outside the police department yesterday what dorner did was wrong by killing four people and injuring others, they still believe his accusations of racism and unfair treatment by his former department. the protesters say police corruption needs to be addr
and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
details of his plea bargain went public. jackson admitted to using campaign funds for personal expenses, such as a $43,000 watch and apparently some fur coats. his brother talked about jackson's health and how he's handling recent events. >> still under a strict regiment with the doctors, and he's had to deal with the compounding issues of his health as well as legal issues, and so he's been working through both simultaneously, so we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not -- he's not able to speak for himself. >> now, remember, jesse jackson jr. stepped aside to deal with his health problems. jackson could be sentenced to as many as five careers in prison. so let's go to washington, and a first draft of the president's immigrants plan. remember, this is just a draft, but "usa today" is reporting it was sent to several federal agencies and includes an eight-year path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. in the senate the so-called group of eight is also working towards concrete legislation on immigration, and a white house spokesman says the president's plan is a way forward
of hours from now just about 5:00. >>> over in illinois the family of jesse jackson jr. are struggling to cope with allegations the former congressman misused campaign funds for personal expenses. they're also standing by his side while he faces federal charges while struggling with his health. >> still under a strict regiment with the doctors and he's had to deal with the compounding issues of his health as well as legal issues and so he's going to work through both simultaneously, so we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not able to speak for himself. >> jesse jackson jr. stepped down as a congressman to deal with his health problems, his mental health problems. if he's convicted he could get up to five years in prison. >>> the white house is drafting a plan to deal with the issue of illegal immigration. according to "usa today" the plan would allow immigrants to become permanent residents in just eight years after they pass background check and pay their fees. until then, they would carry a visa with their new status as lawful prospective immigrants. the white house says
"killer cop: inside the hunt for christopher dorner" tonight here at 8:00 pm. >>> jesse jackson jr.'s plea deal. he is admitting to using contribution funds for his own use. he took as much as $750,000 out of his war chest. here are some items on that shopping list. $43,000 rolex, five grand for furs bought in beverly hills, couple of michael jackson hats for around $4,000 each. and more than $10 in martin luther king jr. memorabilia. >>> in chicago now, president obama again called on congress to act on his gun control proposals. the president spoke about gun violence at a high school in his hometown. president obama said it's not just a gun issue here. it's also an issue of community, responsibility. he also spoke about one of chicago's victims of gun violence, 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. >> what happened to hadiya is not unique. it's not unique to chicago. it's not unique to this country. too many of our children are being taken away from us. >> remember hadiya was gunned down days after performing at one of the president's inauguration events. her parents were at yesterday's speech a
80,000 square miling. 1,000 people were hurt mostly by flying gas. jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he bought personal items. including michael jackson items. and bruce lee items. it will be up to a judge if he will serve any prison time. by now you have probably heard stories from the carnival ship. fights over food, and sleepless nights. but for two passengers this cruise was about more than getting away from it all. this is about much, much more. they boarded the ship to say farewell, scattering the ashes of a long-time friend who died recently from cancer. for them, this was going to be a hard trip no matter what. and it became worse than anyone could have imagined. we will speak with one of the women here in a moment on cnn, first, we will see where the investigation into the ship stands right now. >> you can see the triumph over my shoulder way off in the distance. to give you a sense of scale, it has 13 decks in all and is the length of three football fields. the officials are trying to figure out the source of sunday's fire that brou
and i gotta tell you victoria jackson's career is turning over in its grave. the middle east has ruptured into an explosion of conflict and violence. or, as they call it, tuesday. today is the birthday of erykah badu, johnny cash would have been 81 today. today is also the 211th birthday of victor hugo. author of "les miz" and never could he image than one day his noel would be an oscar winning film featuring our finest american and australian actors playing french people with british accents. this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fuglesang. thank you for joining us tonight. it can mean to isolate or hideaway, to seize, withdraw or to hold but if you can believe president obama it might just be the worst word in our political lexicon today. >> obama: that's a pretty bad name sequester. but the effects are even worse than the name. >> john: according to the white house the effects of the $85 billion in budget cuts that kick in friday, the sequester could cost 3/4 of a million jobs over the next year alone you why for starters. design a series of across-the-board cuts, it will hac
, but, yeah, it's an interesting phenomenon. >> mimi webb miller, you have worked with michael jackson, worked with ray charles. do you think it's difficult to get black actors cast in major roles for tv or movie or television commercials? how are black actors viewed in hollywood today? >> it's better than it used to be, and jamison really didn't blowing his own horn, he's very talented. it isn't -- we can bring him to the picture, but he has to be chosen by the director or the client. and he's been very lucky and worked very hard. >> other than that though, obviously he's very talented, but why do you think -- there are a lot of black actors, starving black actors and talented black actors out there and they don't get picked. do you think he's the acceptable black friend, as he says? >> well, yes, i do believe that that's true, but, you know, in the old days we couldn't even put a couple together if they didn't match colors. nowadays that's different. it's changed quite a bit. i would think jamison would think so, too. >> let's talk to anthony though. anthony, how difficult was it to
briefly kept two bears of pets on the white house lawn? >> thomas jefferson, james monroe, andrew jackson, chester arthur. >> james monroe. >> jackson. >> you can't give two answers. what is that? >> thomas jefferson. >> they win. >> congratulations. >> the old guys. >> leonard cooper, thanks. >>> coming up live, when to call it quits in your relationship. but first these messages. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the ris
under way in chicago right now for the seat formerly held by jesse jackson. one of the candidates running for that seat dropped out of the race after new york city mayor michael bloomberg got involved in the campaign. bloomberg's pac got another money behind another candidate robbie kelly. hutchinson had support from the nra. how significant, is it, do you think for the mayor of new york city to get involved in a race in chicago, illinois? what does that tell us? >> it's extraordinarily significant but i have to say it's about time. if you've got millions of dollars flowing through washington and municipalities throughout the country from the nra, the pro-gun control hobby has been hobbled a number of years. great advocacy organizations but the dollars just don't match up, so it's a good thing, i think, to point out record of some of these candidates in this case. the difficulty here is, you know, this race is so crowded, so crowded. that david halverson who has a 100% rating by this nra, she could run away with this race because there are too many candidates in this race. >> you'
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